(Tapferkeits- und Erinnerungsmedaille der Spanischen "Blauen Division")


Date Instituted

3 January 1944


Awarded the Spanish soldiers of 250. Infanterie-Division (División Azul)

Number Awarded


Known makers/markings

Deschler und Sohn


The text on the reverse of the medal reads "Division Española de voluntarios en Rusia".

The Spanish government issued a separate award to those Spaniards who fought on the Eastern front.

Photo courtesy of Rusfront

Sources used

Christopher Ailsby - World War 2 German medals and political awards
John R. Angolia - For Führer and Fatherland: Military awards of the Third Reich
David Littlejohn - Orders, decorations, medals and badges of the Third Reich